Parenting Archive

The One with The Boots

Have you ever wondered what your kids do to their shoes when you are not looking? Has the thought of them secretly nibbling on their shoes when you are not with them ever crossed your mind? Yeah.

Shoes Off, Please.

If you are Asian or once-an-expat originating mainly from non-Asian countries who has lived part of your life in Asia before, you’d be very familiar with the cardinal rule of NO shoes allowed IN the house. That

When Words and Will Collide

Overheard: Spud, in a very firm tone, telling off her 4.5 year-old brother: Squirt, clean this up. Or I will not play with you or give you my candy. Squirt: No. Spud (now in a high-pitched tone):

How a 4 Year-Old Successfully Emo-Blackmailed His Mother

The art of parenting comes with the ability to dish out creative punishments consequences so as to help us parents impose discipline that teaches our kids to be responsible and accountable for their actions.  Consequences in itself

A Re-Blog: Is it OK to Shout At Your Kids?

The simple answer is “NO”. It is never OK to shout at your kids because if you do, what kind of a parent are you? Source: Google Image But the reality is, life is not so simple.